Drawing relating to the "Early American" series of designs
Designed for H. R. Mallinson and Company (American, 1915-1936)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Height x width: 28 3/8 x 34 1/16 in. (72 x 86.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.
Not On View
Preliminary design, background layout (empty of final design’s detail)
“Betsy Ross-Liberty Bell” theme.
Motif depicted: large bell, star field, star shape outlines.
Item is torn.
Ex-collection Walter Mitschke, New York; by descent to Ethel B. Adams Waldorf; between 1985-90, gift of Waldorf to her neice Joan Brancale, Hingham, MA; gift of Brancale to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)
Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale